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Kizad welcomes Dh100m food packaging factory

Gulf Printing and Packaging is the first food and beverage packaging facility to start operations in the industrial zone

Staff Report
18:49 February 3, 2018

Abu Dhabi: Gulf Printing and Packaging, a subsidiary of Al Khat Packaging Co., one of the largest producers of printing and packaging materials in the GCC region, today officially inaugurated its new UAE base in the Khalifa Industrial Zone of Abu Dhabi (Kizad).

With an investment of Dh100 million, the new facility is located in the heart of the Food & Packaging cluster in Kizad and aims to employ over 200 people when it reaches its full capacity. According to a statement released on Saturday, the facility operates some of the most efficient printing and packaging equipment in the world.

Gulf Printing and Packaging is the exclusive provider of all print carton materials for McDonald’s in the GCC among other leading brands in the Middle East.

The facility will also produce folding paper packaging and printing products for other leading brands in the UAE, in addition to other markets both regionally and internationally including Saudi Arabia and South Africa. All export-import activities will be done via Khalifa Port.

The opening of Gulf Printing and Packaging was attended by senior executives of Abu Dhabi Ports and Gulf Printing and Packaging as well as a delegation from McDonald’s and Havi. During the event, the new brand identity of Gulf Printing and Packaging was also unveiled.

“We look forward to continue serving leading brands in the Mena region through enhanced supply chain efficiencies from our new location,” said Mohammad Abou Khalid, CEO, Gulf Printing and Packaging.